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at the possibility of tornadoes. here is a closer look at the tornado warning to the north and west of atlanta and georgia. on the northern side of the storm system we are talking about snowfall, winter storm warnings right now in effect across iowa, wisconsin with up to eight inches of snow possible, factor in the wind and it is going to feel very cold. i want to show you why we're looking at this risk for severe weather. it's been very warm. tuesday we set a number of record-high temperatures. it was 63 degrees in chicago yesterday. today you're looking at temperatures in chicago only into the upper 30s, and it's that sharp contrast with the hot temperatures, the cold temperatures that fires up this violent weather. >> reporter: a wild ride with rough weather over the next several hours, thank you for the update. jon: we have a massive recall to tell you about involving some of the best selling cars in the country, details on that coming up. and new information on a desperate standoff in alabama, a man kills a bus driver, kidnaps a six-year-old and holes up apparently in an underground bunke
in atlanta. so what do the numbers tell us, jonathan? >> reporter: well, jon, the latest numbers suggest this is shaping up to be a bad flu season particularly for the elderly. cdc officials tell fox news hospitalization rates for persons 65 years of age and older increased significantly over the past week, and there were nine pediatric deaths during that same time period, bringing total pediatric deaths, at least the official cdc count to 29. 48 states are now reporting widespread flu activity, up from 47 the previous week. while flu activity continues to decrease in some parts of the south, it continues to increase in other parts of the country, especially out west. based on what they have seen in previous years, cdc officials tell fox that we are probably about halfway through this flu season. jon? jon: and what about the vaccine supplies? >> yeah, although there are still reports of some individual practices, temporarily running out of flu shots, public health officials say there is plenty of vaccine to go around. vaccine manufacturers who originally planned on producing 135 million
calls released from a terrifying home invasion in georgia. elizabeth prann with the details from atlanta. elizabeth. what happened? >> reporter: melinda herman was home alone with her 9-year-old twins when she saw a suspicious suv pull up to the home. she called her husband at work in atlanta. she ended up going into a crawl space with her two kids. kept her husband on the phone. intruder broke in shortly thereafter with a crowbar. the 911 phone call we have is between the husband and the 911 operator. he has his wife on another phone line. keep in mind he just taught his wife how to shoot that 38 caliber weapon. listen. >> he is in the bedroom? shhh. relax. just remember everything that i showed you, everything that i taught you, all right? she shot him. she is shooting him. she's shooting him. she's shooting him. she's shooting him. >> okay. >> shoot him again! shoot him!. oh, no. >> did she, she came out of the attic. she creaming at him? >> she shot him, a lot!. >> reporter: really unbelievable. police say melinda herman shot paul slater five times. this photo is from 2008. she hit h
is most at risk. elizabeth is live in atlanta. i just got a text for my 28-year-old cousin was a teacher in los angeles and she said she's back in urgent care. so this thing is definite is still on the rise, right? yes, this remains one of the worst flu seasons that we have seen so far. the cdc reporting a more pediatric deaths this week, bringing the total up to 37 deaths as far as pediatric cases are concerned. nationally speaking, cases are leveling off, but we are still seeing an increase in some areas. in general, new england and the midwest, we are seeing a decline in cases. but in the southwest and parts of the northwest we are seeing an increase of cases. the cdc says more than 133 million doses of the influenza vaccine have been distributed. they predict at least 145 million would be produced before the end of the season. so they are still available. that being said, some pharmacies have been running out of the vaccine but it's just a matter of doing your background check. take the time, do a little research and you will be able to still get a vaccine. arthel: is there a group t
national correspondent john roberts is live in atlanta making a closer look at awful this. john. >> reporter: good afternoon to you. this really is a troubling reversal of what had been a positive trend over the past couple of years. here are the numbers according to a pentagon survey back in 2011 a year ago we had 301 suicides among active duty members n. 201-2349 suicides. that eastbound exceeded the deaths in afghanistan. the trend is continuing despite efforts by the pentagon to make it a top priority and every branch of the military has a comprehensive suicide prevention program. most troubling is the marines. they had been leading the charge in suicide prevention. the numbers had been down a couple of years. we dad did a report on that program. their numbers of service members, marines who committed suicide went up by 50% last year. according to bonnie carol who heads up the tragedy assistance program for survivors more and more troops are feeling the affects of repeated deployments. here is what she told me. >> for our men and women in uniform these are challenging times.
life and even more if you quit by a certain age. john roberts is joining us now live in atlanta with more on this. hi, john. >> reporter: good afternoon to you. you can add years to your life, but unfortunately, the caveat there is only after you have taken them away. a new study out today in the new england journal of medicine from the centers for disease control has some good news and bad news. bad news first of all. in the study they found that over their lifetime a smoker will take an entire decade, ten years, off their life expectancy. but here's the good news. if you quit by age 44, you can get nine of those years back. if you wait until age 54, you'll get about six, if you don't quit until you're 64 years old, you will still get some benefit, about four of those ten years back. the center for disease control hopes these new statistics will be a powerful motivator for people to give up cigarettes early in life. >> there's really, almost nothing else that a person can do where simply by changing one thing about how you live your life you can add ten years to your life o exp
possible. as we get into wednesday it moves into east of new orleans, atlanta, georgia, up towards new york city we could see damaging winds, hail, and isolated tornado all the way up towards the mid-atlantic. so tuesday's severe weather threat, again all of these cities, dallas, shreveport, little rock, padukca, that is into the evening and continue overnight into wednesday. some of these areas again could get hail and damaging winds and tornadoes. jaime, typically we can see tornadoes this time of year but a severe weather outbreak that is a little rare. so we're going to be watching this unfortunately a big weather event happening over the next several days in these areas. back to you. jaime: thanks for that, janice. jon: weird to go from so cold to so warm too. jaime: we'll take it though. jon: we will. no jail seems to be able to hold this guy. now the search is on for rocky marquez after he pulled the same stunt twice? new details on an unbelievable escape. plus, new information on a murder that shocked the nation. our legal panel takes another look at the mysterious death of jonbenet
of atlanta, authorities think it could have been an f-2 or f 3 tornado that tore through town. cell phone capturing the terror what looks to be a twister bearing down on the center of the city. national weather service crews are assessing damage to try to determine the storm's severity. >> you could hear a big roaring, everything went pitch black, stuff was flying everywhere and it was over in a matter of seconds. >> several are completely gone, gone off the foundations and roofs missing. my heart goes out to those folks. jon: fox chief meet role gift rick reichmuth is in the fox weather center. rick. >> they have preliminarily they have found damage consistent with a f-3. winds over 150 miles an hour. this is not an official report. this is look at the storm the last few days. you can see it starting out in parts of the central plains and bringing a lot of severe weather. 700 reports of strong wind, meaning wind damage, and 30 preliminary reports of tornados as well with this. all of this happening with such warm air. look at temperatures for wednesday. all of these broke records. newark
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